Are edible QR codes about to invade our plates?

QR codes—those bar codes you can click with your smartphone and then proceed to a website with more information—have been quietly invading our lives over the past few months.

They’ve showed up in magazines and bathroom stalls, on taco trucks and in a Kylie Minogue video. And now, a Boston chef is screenprinting QR codes onto diner’s plates using squid ink, according to the Grub Street blog.

José Duarte of Boston’s Taranta hopes to use the codes to share information about ingredients and their sources. The Boston Foodie has the full story.

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